Steading of the Hill Giant Chief has 94 ratings and 3 reviews. Michael (Giants G1). by Be the first to ask a question about Steading of the Hill Giant Chief. Demon Rock Games presents a 5E conversion of G1 Steading of the Hill Giant Chief. This module was originally created for 9 players but the. G1 was the first of the three modules that were released The fort is inhabited by families of Hill Giants and is actually fairly well thought out.

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According to Dungeon’s editors, the drow remain popular villains in part because of their “exciting introduction” in the module. Describing the difficulty of battling the fire giants he said, “remember Bambi Versus Godzilla? I translated hit points by just subtracting a monster’s Hit Dice i. Also, I know it’s a 2e-ism, but I always liked the side-effect of this spell aging the target. The plot of each of the three original modules focuses on a particular type of evil giant.

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Letting me know ahead of time set my expectations correctly. If the bonuses gained by speed give the PCs too much power, you should add any controls needed to keep the game balanced and entertaining. Some of these Modules were published in the late 70’s originally.

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We surprised the hill giants in the great hall. Hall of the Fire Giant King. The Cave chif Songs. Lee rated it liked it Jun 08, Prisoners are always fun. AdvAb Journey to Whitehawk Mountain.


My advice is to skip to D1 or even further, I think the quality improves much with each module in the series. Chif of the Wailing Death Prelude. I liked that after this adventure was over, there was a hook to the next adventure, suggesting something darker involved. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. These house troglodytesbugbearsand carrion crawlers. Creatures encountered here include fire giants, gnollsand in the kennels, hell hounds.

Steading of the Hill Giant Chief by Gary Gygax

The major problem with G1 at first glance is that it seems to follow a tedious pattern of “open door, see giant, bash. No MOTB version as yet. Without a DM, this falls completely flat. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.

From my end, I assumed there were more challenging things in the module, and we missed it because we screwed up and got stuck fighting waves of easy targets. Another option, of chied, is to use the structure in GDQ, which really does work quite well in a Silver Marches context.

What’s he doing there? Speak your names so that those assembled will remember them forever as synonyms for valor! Posted By Abstruse Thursday, 27th December, Explore the Home Gift Guide. I have not played this module so cannot comment on it directly.

Views Read Edit View history. Eventually, the party could arrive at a modified version of G2, to fight their way through frost giants and cold creatures to Gerti’s lair. Bambra says that he “would suggest not playing these unless you have been playing for a few years, success depends more on player skill than on high character levels and DMing adventures of this level can be a nightmare unless you have had plenty of experience.


The third level consists of natural caverns and contains a great treasure guarded by a red dragon. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Dragonlance deities Forgotten Realms deities Greyhawk deities. Chie prison contains an attractive storm giantess. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Then G and so on. Friday, 30th January, Vault of the Drow D3. Otherwise, haste is just choef powerful. Bloodright – The Blood Royal.

Brad Thurmond rated it it was amazing Oct 20, The action in this one surprised me a bit.

G1 Steading of the Hill Giant Chief – for DM’s Only

However, it is my opinion that even in the 1e version, the Great Hall was never meant to be the site of an open battle; no 8th-level PC party could have deployed the firepower necessary to take on 20 hill giants! Conan Chronicles 2 – The Zamorian Chronicles.

I loved this adventure as a tabletop game, and I’m just so crushingly disappointed at stsading poorly this was implemented by this builder in NWN.